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Special seminar: FOI and local government

The UCL’s Constitution Unit are conducting the first systematic study of the objectives, benefits and consequences of FOI and English local government.

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Risk and Reward: local government and risk in the new public realm

There has never been a greater need for innovation in local government service delivery. This report recommends councils to adopt an eight-point risk manifesto for a more flexible approach to risk in order to maximise the potential involvement of community groups and other in delivering services.

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The final opportunity to influence the direction and funding of the social care system

This consultation, Caring for our future: shared ambitions for care and support, is intended to gather responses to the recommendations of the Commission on the Funding of Care and Support and of the Law Commission’s recent report on social care. It introduces a number of topics which the Government believes should be priority areas for reform…

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The English Baccalaureate

The English Baccalaureate (referred to as EBacc by the DfE and throughout this document) was first announced on 6th September 2010 by the Secretary of State for Education in a speech at the Westminster Academy. This briefing reports on the House of Commons Education Committee Report The English Baccalaureate (HC 851), published on 28t July…

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LGiU at the party conferences

The LGiU held two fringe events at each party conference on the funding of adult social care ‘Local care or social care: funding care post Dilnot’ (with Partnership). and ‘Hands On – What role for local authorities in education?’ (with the NUT and Unison).

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